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Disturbance: It's a Feature, not a Bug

@article{Hansen2019DisturbanceIA,
  title={Disturbance: It's a Feature, not a Bug},
  author={Arne Hansen and Stefan Wolf},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  year={2019}
}
Results of measurements give legitimacy to a physical theory: What if acquiring these results in the first place necessitates what the same theory considers to be an interaction? In this note, we assume that theories account for interactions so that they are empirically traceable, and that observations necessarily go with such an interaction with the observed system. We investigate consequences of this assumption: The unfolding language game, inspired by "quantum logic," leads to a class of… 
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